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Computer Technology - Certificate

Computer Technology

[Rebecca Elliott, Crystal White]

AssociateCertificate

The Computer Technology program is an instructional program that is designed to prepare individuals for entry level positions managing computer operations in an office environment while also developing the skills necessary for future advancement. This curriculum offers training in software configuration, troubleshooting, social media management, and basic web design and administration. Successful completion of the first year (30 hours) leads to the Computer Technology Certificate



Freshman Year

First Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
CSC-1123
Computer Applications I
3

This course is designed to teach computer applications to include: word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, presentation design, and electronic communications.

BOT-1233
Microsoft Word I
3

This course focuses on improving keyboarding techniques using the touch method and on production of documents using Microsoft Word functions.

BOT-1763
Communications Essentials
3

This course focuses on the basic English competencies and communication skills necessary to be successful and effective in the workplace in addition to effectively contributing to a team while working with a diverse population.

BOT-1313
Applied Business Mathematics
3

This course is designed to develop competency in mathematics for business use, with emphasis on the touch method.

BOT-1493
Social Media Management
3

This course teaches students how to develop and maintain a social media presence in a personal and professional capacity. Students will engage in community and internet- based projects with special emphasis on blogs, wikis, social networking sites, photo-sharing sites, instant messaging video-sharing sites, podcasts, widgets, virtual worlds, and more.

Second Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
BOA-2613
Business Communications
3

This course develops communication skills among multicultural audiences with emphasis on principles of writing business correspondence, generating reports and presentations, and preparing for the job interview process.

BOT-2433
Quickbooks
3

This course applies basic accounting principles using Quickbooks.

BOT-1823
Microsoft Excel I
3

This course focuses on application Microsoft Excel as an aid to management decision making.

ACC-2213
Principles of Accounting I
3

Study of the fundamentals and application of financial accounting principles that relate to business. The topics to be covered include the accounting cycle and the accounting systems for service and merchandising businesses.

IST-ELECT
Info Systems Tech Elective
3

No Description Available

Total Hours: 30



 

CIP: 520407

Program of Study Code: 9740